Participation Criteria & Process

Participation is open to any business, government entity, non-profit organization or individual which is involved in international trade; regardless of their organizations size or physical location.

This includes those directly involved in international trade – i.e. manufacturers, wholesalers, exporters, importers etc; or indirectly – i.e. logistics, accounting, media, legal, finance, insurance etc .. Plus all others involved in any aspect of supporting international trade in some form or another.

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All Applicants are Welcome

Participation is not restricted to members of the International Trade Council. We greatly appreciate all entries. Application is easy and uncomplicated.

Applying is Free of Charge

There is no charge to enter the Go Global Awards.

Short-listed entrants are obliged to attend an in-person elevator pitch session in front of a live judging panel (travel and accommodation – if any – at their own cost).

Winners will be asked to attend the gala awards ceremony and dinner (costing approximately $150 per head) at one of the Award event locations in either Africa, Asia, Europe, North America or the Middle East.

Key Dates

All applications received are examined in a multi-stage process and assessed by an independent jury. Please make note of the following important dates for your application in advance:

  • July 15, 2020 Application Deadline
  • July 31, 2020 Selection of Nominees
  • August/September 2020 In-Person Jury Pitches by Short-Listed Nominees
  • August/September 2020 Award Ceremony / Gala Dinner for Winners [immediately following in-person jury pitches]
In-Person Pitches of Short-Listed Applicants

In-Person Jury Pitches and Awards Ceremonies will take place across Asia, Africa, Europe, North America and the Middle East during the months of August, September and October 2020.

Short-listed Applicants will be able to select which locations and dates best suit them.

Please note that the dates of the in-person jury pitches and awards ceremony / gala dinner are subject to change due to the current coronavirus pandemic. Applicants will be notified of final dates as soon as possible.

Awards Ceremony & Gala Dinner

If your organization is initially short-listed for an award, your representative must personally present to the jury at a final selection event.

If selected as a Go Global Award Winner, a member of your company’s management is required to take part in the Awards Dinner and Ceremony to receive their prize.

Awards Gala Ticket Pricing

Single Ticket $150
2 Tickets $250
Table of 5 $550
Table of 8 $800
International Trade Council's Go Global Awards - Export Innovation Awards for International Trade
International Trade Council's Go Global Awards - Export Innovation Awards for International Trade
International Trade Council's Go Global Awards - Export Innovation Awards for International Trade
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